Students will finish up their Water Smart Art, including their 100 word essay explaining how their artwork shows the value of water.
Wednesday we will learn about Islamic Art and Culture. Students will complete a work sheet during a class presentation.
Thurday and Friday students will work on creating examples of the 3 types of Islamic design: calligraphy, arabesque and geometric designs.
Monday through Wednesday students will work on completing their Water Smart Art compositions.
Wednesday I will only see 5th period art due to early release.
Thursday students will write a 100 word artist statement to describe how their artwork depicts the value of water.
Friday students will work on an expressive line assignment.
Monday students in 4th period will continue adding the elements of value and color to their Water Smart Art compositions. Period will be participating in Eclipse activities.
Tuesday students will recall foreground, middle ground and background. They will make sure that they are incorporating these areas in their art work by object sizing, overlapping and placement.
Wednesday through Friday students will continue to work on the rendering of their compositions.
Students will continue to work on their clay critter projects Monday.
Tuesday students will list 10 reasons why water is important and create symbols for each reason.
Wednesday students will start a rough sketch to unify their symbols and create a unique design to show the importance of water.
Thursday students will continue to work on their rough sketch.
Friday students will begin their final drawing.
Monday we will begin sketching designs for a Clay Critter project.
Tuesday we will roll out our clay slabs to create cylinders.
Wednesday we will create a hole or slit to hold a cell phone.
Thursday we will add feet to the bottom of our armature.
Friday we will complete the features of our critter and leave it out to become bone dry.
Students will create their own holograms in class on Monday.
Tuesday we will go over classroom rules and procedures, the blog, the syllabus and classroom contract.
Wednesday through Friday we will create name designs for our folders.
Field Day is Monday the 15th for 7th grade.
Thursday we will review for the Final Art Assessment. This will cover techniques, processes, elements of art, principles of design, the Feldman Method of Art Criticism and artist's work that we covered in class that relate to projects.
Friday we will take our final assessment.
Students will continue to work on their Op Art designs this week.
Friday students will review elements and principles of art.
Students will finish drawing their Op Art Hands or Op Art Sphere designs, lightly with pencil.
Students will go over the lines of the Op Art Hand drawing with an ultra fine tip sharpie. Students completing the Op Art Sphere design will outline each section of the checkerboard and sphere with a regular sharpie.
Wednesday students should be ready to add the elements of color and value to each section of their designs. Colored pencil should be used lightly so value can be added to show shadows in each section.
Thursday students will complete a hand out to help students Identify the Elements of Art.
Friday students will complete a hand out to help students identify the Principles of Design.
Students will choose which Op Art technique they would like to use to create an optical illusion. Students will follow the step by step instructions on their hand outs to lightly draw their designs in pencil first.
Wednesday through Friday students should begin adding the elements of value and color to their art work.
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